Arlington County Crime Solvers (ACCS) invites you to the “2017 ACCS Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Awards Luncheon” on Thursday, May 4, 2017, from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM at the Salsa Room, 2619 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA. The program will include remarks by County Officials, followed by the Awards Luncheon speaker who will speak on community and law enforcement working together to fight crime. Congressman DonBeyer has been invited to be the keynote speaker. The two Law Enforcement Recognition Awards will be presented by Arlington Sheriff Beth Arthur and Police Chief Jay Farr. The first Law Enforcement Recognition Award to a Community Organization will be presented to The Arlington Chamber of Commerce. A Special Recognition Award will be presented to Mr. Richard V. Doud, Jr., the founding President of ACCS.
The environmental film, Hometown Habitat, will be shown on Wednesday, April 26, at 7 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, 4444 Arlington Blvd. at George Mason Drive, Arlington, VA 22204. The film features:
· Dr. Doug Tallamy on plant and animal ecosystems in suburbs
· The importance of city trees: what happened in NYC
· Sustainable practices at places of worship, HOAs, condos, schools, and home
· The Habitat Hero Movement–case examples.
A discussion will be led by Catherine Zimmerman, Producer/Director, The Meadow Project. https://themeadowproject.com.
See a movie trailer at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXbDWTfcK2s
Free event, no RSVP needed.
For general information, call Kit Britton at 703-522-1114. Contact Bob Blinn at 804-836-3704 to reserve free child care. This event is open to all, regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
Event is sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington Do It Green (DIG) Group, and co-sponsored by Rock Spring Congregational UCC, Kol Ami, the Virginia Native Plant Society Potowmack Chapter, and the Arlington Regional Master Naturalists.
Tour elegant homes in the beautiful Country Club Hills neighborhood in Arlington and support your local Community Foundation! Tickets are $35.
Join the Arlington Community Foundation for a one-of-a-kind evening featuring culinary delights & wines from around the world expressive of our diverse Arlington community. Outstanding Silent & Live Auctions, Dancing & More!
The Ball-Sellers House Museum is the oldest building in Arlington County and the Arlington Historical Society restored it to what it looked like during the colonial era. Step back in time in a home built in the 1740s. Tour free and see how middle class farmer John Ball, his wife Elizabeth, and their 5 daughters would have lived in Virginia’s Colonial era.
We make our season opening day special. This year, we’re hosting all afternoon demonstrations of how the Ball girls would have spun wool by Sandy Newton, volunteer at Arlington House. Knowledgeable docents in period costume provide visitors with a free tour that shows visitors how the house was built and who lived in the house through the centuries, including William Carlin, a tailor for George Washington and namesake of Glencarlyn.
The House located at 5620 3rd Street, South in the Glencarlyn neighborhood is open free every Saturday afternoon from 1:00 – 4:00 pm from April through October and the summer holidays of Independence, Memorial, and Labor Days. See more on our web page about the House including detailed directions.
Thinking about buying a home and not sure where to start? Come and find out how the home buying process works in this area and have all of your questions answered by experienced local real estate, mortgage, settlement, and moving professionals. Free Raffle Prize for a lucky attendee.
Come Join Us for the 17th Annual Tuckahoe Home and Garden Tour on Saturday, May 13, 2017, from 12:00noon to 5:00PM. Featured in Arlington Magazine’s Best Of and WaPo’s Spring Tour line-up, this Tour is ideal for people thinking of renovating or remodeling. It is the perfect opportunity to meet builders and architects and see their projects. The Tour is self-guided and begins at Tuckahoe Elementary School and continues through the Arlington community, showcasing up to 8 newly-renovated homes and as many as 3 beautiful gardens. For information and to purchase tickets, visit www.tuckahoetour.org.
BalletNova Center for Dance is hosting a Contemporary Ballet Master Class & Talkback with Akua Parker. The master class is open to Intermediate and Advanced Dancers only, ages 14 – 18. Registration is $30 (includes the talkback). The post-masterclass talkback is appropriate for all ages and registration is $10.
Ms. Parker is a current member of the Alvin Ailey Dance Company and former member of the Dance Theatre of Harlem.
On Sunday, May 21st, the Ballston Business Improvement will host the 30th annual Taste of Arlington presented by Courthaus Social and benefiting BallstonGives. This exciting and highly anticipated event transforms Wilson Boulevard and neighboring streets into a family-friendly street festival with dining, music and entertainment for all ages.
This annual festival features the cuisine of more than 60 Arlington restaurants + food trucks, a concert stage with live music, an expanded Beer and Wine Garden with over 20 local breweries + wineries, a 5k race benefiting Girls on the Run, BarkPark and a KidZone with a rock climbing wall and carnival games.
NEW this year- admission tickets must be purchased to attend Taste of Arlington. Tickets will also be needed to be purchase beer + wine. Patrons will pay all restaurants & food trucks directly with cash or credit card. All restaurants and food trucks will be serving tastes ranging from $1-$5.
The festival location has moved slightly this year between the Ballston & Virginia Square Metro Stations, spanning several blocks stretching from N. Randolph St to N. Nelson St on Wilson Blvd. Ticket sales and Will Call tents will be located at N Randolph & Wilson Blvd and N. Oakland & Wilson Blvd. Parking is available all day at the Ballston Public Parking Garage adjacent to Ballston Mall, as well as several other Ballston Garages. The event is located four blocks from the Ballston-MU Metro station and two blocks from the Virginia Square Metro (both on the orange/silver line).
Tickets are now on sale online and on the BallstonConnect Mobile App. The event will be held rain or shine.
Come learn about the Benjamin Banneker Park project, review latest design concepts and tell us what you think. Transportation staff will kick off the meeting to answer transportation related questions on Tues., April 4 from 7-9 p.m. at Tuckahoe Elementary School – Cafeteria (6550 N. 26th Street). Learn more and sign up for updates at parks.arlingtonva.us and search Benjamin Banneker Park Project.
Community Immigration Forum: Learn Your Rights on Immigration issues, find resources for you and your family, and what you can do to protect America’s proud history as a nation of immigrants. RSVPs requested but not required: [email protected]
For over 25 years, the Arlington Kids’ Stuff Sale has been a well-organized consignment sale that’s a proven reliable source of all kid-related items. Our sale features gently used items from 100 consignors including clothes, toys, books, dvds, games, puzzles and more for kids from birth to teen. There’s also plenty for parents like baby gear, strollers, bottles, and safety items, too.
The Kids’ Stuff Sale is a community-minded group, sharing our profits with local charities through cash donations to Arlington Food Assistance, AHC Inc. and Art for Humanity. This is in addition to the unsold goods donated to Arts for Humanity and other causes.
The consignment sale is held at St Andrew’s Episcopal Church at 4000 Lorcom Lane, on the corner of Military Road and Lorcom Lane. Plenty of parking and free admission. Cash or checks only. For more information, go to www.kidsstuffsale.com.
Arlington Thrive’s Young Professional Steering Committee is throwing its second bingo happy hour of the year!
Free attendance to enjoy food and drink specials along with getting to know your fellow young professionals and how Arlington Thrive helps our neighbors in need. Try your chances at winning awesome prizes and a 50/50 cash raffle!
April 4th 5:30-8:30PM
Arlington Rooftop Bar & Grill (2424 Wilson Blvd)
Arlington Thrive delivers same-day emergency funds to our neighbors in crisis, so they can be secure in their jobs, health, and homes and thrive in a caring community. For more info please go to ArlingtonThrive.org
If you are interested in joining our Young Professional Steering Committee, please email [email protected]
A narrative reading of the Passion Story by Johann Sebastian with selections for choir and orchestra drawn from one of Bach’s greatest works. Presented as part of the Liturgy for Good Friday. Free and open to the public. Free will offering accepted.
This is part of the Music at Resurrection Series.
This fundraising event celebrates the life of Christy Levy Peters who may have lost her battle with brain cancer but, not her fight to help women achieve greatness. As a 100 % volunteer organization, In Christy’s Shoes is dedicated to carrying on Christy’s passion for helping others. Funds raised help local programs provide vital support that directly impacts women on their personal journey and inspires them to walk in their shoes with confidence.
RUNWAY FASHION SHOW
American Eagle * DJ Seany Ranks * DSW
Kendra Scott * Salon Enclave
Emcee Julie Wright ABC7 NewsChannel8 Good Morning Washington Traffic Reporter
Hors d’ oeuvres
Desserts by Little Miss Whoopie
Signature Cocktail “The Christini” & Drink Specials
Ladies- Fabulous Shoes Expected
Gentlemen – Bring Your Sock Game
Mobile Silent Auction – Only Available With Your Smart Phone
Register Phone Before Event For Fast Entry @ qtego.net/qlink/vasolecelebration
Live Auction Featuring Kendra Scott Jewelry
Glass Slipper Drawing